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24/50 Russian military intelligence penetrated the Democratic National Committee in March 2016 as well as personal accounts of leading Democrats. Stolen emails were then used to discredit Hillary Clinton and aid Mr. Trump. (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 232).
25/50 George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy advisor of the Trump campaign, is told by Russians in April 2016 that "dirt" on Hillary Clinton is available. He then met with Mr. Trump. He was later convicted of lying to the FBI (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 240).
26/50 A Russian military intelligence officer bragged in May 2016 that his organization would take revenge on Hillary Clinton on behalf of Mr. Putin (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 227).
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0A/50 Let us recall how Mr. Trump and his campaign, including Mr. Flynn, benefited from Russian support and cooperated with Russian citizens and institutions. Here are 50 ways.
0B/50 The facts in this thread are a matter of public record, and the sources can be found in my book "The Road to Unfreedom." #RoadToUnfreedom #Obamagate
1/50 In 1984, Russian gangsters began to launder money by buying and selling apartment units in Trump Tower (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 220).
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1/10. Ukraine matters today as it has mattered for a century: as a signal of coming political trends. A century ago, it was the center of the wars after the First World War that ended in the creation of the Soviet Union. #SerhiiPlokhii #GatesofEurope
2/10. For Stalin, Ukraine was a breadbasket to be exploited to modernize the USSR. His policies led to the starvation of millions of inhabitants of Ukraine. @anneapplebaum #RedFamine
3/10. For Hitler, Ukraine was a breadbasket to be exploited to create a German empire. His desire to take Ukraine from the USSR brought about the Second World War. #Bloodlands
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1/10 After the Mueller report, everyone admits that there was a Russian campaign to elect Mr. Trump president of the United States in 2016. Amidst all the noise and spin, this is worth noting and remembering.
2/10 Many of those who now admit that there was a Russian campaign to elect Mr. Trump knew this in 2016. Why were there zero patriots in his campaign or in his party who said so at the time?
3/10 Now that everyone accepts there was a Russian campaign to elect Mr Trump, we can ask whether it made the difference. Mr Trump's a talented orator who spoke to American problems. But Russia made him possible & tipped the balance. See Jamieson's Cyberwar or my #RoadtoUnfreedom
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48/50 In September 2017, a Russian parliamentarian said on national television that the American security services "slept through" as Russia chose the US president (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 225).
49/50 2017-2018 Mr. Mueller's investigation led to the indictment of Russia's Internet Research Agency, several Russian military intelligence officers, and multiple associates and campaign officials of Mr. Trump. It also produced a report that we have not yet been allowed to read
50/50 In June 2018, Mr. Putin confirmed before the international press that he had wanted Mr. Trump to win. At that same summit, in Helsinki, Mr. Trump said that he trusted Mr. Putin more than his own advisors. (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 227).
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25/50 George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy advisor of the Trump campaign, is told by Russians in April 2016 that "dirt" on Hillary Clinton is available. He then met with Mr. Trump. He was later convicted of lying to the FBI (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 240).
26/50 A Russian military intelligence officer bragged in May 2016 that his organization would take revenge on Hillary Clinton on behalf of Mr. Putin (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 227).
27/50 Carter Page, an advisor of the Trump campaign, traveled to Moscow in July 2016. He then worked with success to make the Republican platform friendlier to Russia at the Republican National Convention (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 214).
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0/50 Why we do think that Mr. Trump owes a debt to Mr. Putin? Here are fifty reasons. All of the facts are a matter of public record, and all of the sources can be found in my book The Road to Unfreedom. #RoadToUnfreedom
1/50 In 1984, Russian gangsters began to launder money by buying and selling apartment units in Trump Tower (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 220).
2/50 In 1986, Mr. Trump was courted by Soviet diplomats, who suggested that a bright future awaited him in Moscow (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 220).
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@TimothyDSnyder 1/50 In 1984, Russian gangsters began to launder money by buying and selling apartment units in Trump Tower (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 220).
@TimothyDSnyder 2/50 In 1986, Mr. Trump was courted by Soviet diplomats, who suggested that a bright future awaited him in Moscow (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 220).
@TimothyDSnyder 3/50 In 1987, the Soviet state paid for Mr. Trump to visit Moscow, putting him up in a suite that was certainly bugged (#RoadToUnfreedom, p. 220).
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